Miche Race Axy WP DX disc brake wheelset review

Italian brand Miche makes a broad range of carbon and alloy wheels, including the workhorse Race Axy WP DX

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Miche Race Axy WP DX disc brake wheelset is well engineered and provides a quality ride, at a modest price. Although it’s slightly heavier than some, this doesn’t notice when you’re riding and the wheels should prove robust and easy to service

Reasons to buy
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    Well built

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    Quality components

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    Will fit all axle standards

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    Reasonably priced

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Reasons to avoid
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    Slightly on the heavy side

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If you’re looking for an all-round disc brake wheelset, which can cope with the UK’s rough road surfaces and year-round conditions, at a modest price, the Miche Race Axy has a lot going for it.

Miche is a classic Italian manufacturer of alloy components and alloy and carbon wheelsets, based around an hour north of Venice, in Italy’s bike manufacturing heartland. It’s been in business for almost 100 years and is still in the same factory. The company has a catalogue of over 10,000 different lines and has been making wheels for close to 20 years.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.